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A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

Destined To Be Holy

". . . it is written, ’Be holy, for I am holy’." (1 Peter 1:16)We must continually remind ourselves of the purpose of life. We are not destined to...
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My Joy . . . Your Joy

"These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full." (John 15:11)What was the joy that Jesus had?...
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Usefulness or Relationship?

"Do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rather rejoice because your names are written in heaven." (Luke 10:20)Jesus Christ is saying here, “Don’t...
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The Unsurpassed Intimacy of Tested Faith

"Jesus said to her, ’Did I not say to you that if you would believe you would see the glory of God?’" (John 11:40)Every time you venture out in...
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The Purpose of Prayer

". . . one of His disciples said to Him, ’Lord, teach us to pray . . .’" (Luke 11:1)The biblical purpose of prayer is that we may get...
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Living Your Theology

"Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you . . ." (John 12:35)Beware of not acting upon what you see in your moments on the mountaintop with...
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Are You Ever Troubled?

"Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you . . ." (John 14:27)Are you severely troubled right now? Are you afraid and confused by the waves...
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Sacrifice and Friendship

"I have called you friends . . ." (John 15:15)We will never know the joy of self-sacrifice until we surrender in every detail of our lives. Yet self-surrender is...
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The Spiritual Search

"What man is there among you who, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone?" (Matthew 7:9)The illustration of prayer that our Lord used here is...
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Prayer — Battle in “The Secret Place”

"When you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees...
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I Indeed . . . But He

"I indeed baptize you with water . . . but He . . . will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire." (Matthew 3:11)Have I ever come to...
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The Ministry of the Unnoticed

"Blessed are the poor in spirit . . ." (Matthew 5:3)The New Testament notices things that do not seem worthy of notice by our standards. “Blessed are the poor...
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Christ-Awareness

". . . and I will give you rest." (Matthew 11:28)Whenever anything begins to disintegrate your life with Jesus Christ, turn to Him at once, asking Him to re-establish...
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Self-Awareness

"Come to Me . . ." (Matthew 11:28)God intends for us to live a well-rounded life in Christ Jesus, but there are times when that life is attacked from...
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Have You Ever Been Speechless with Sorrow?

"When he heard this, he became very sorrowful, for he was very rich." (Luke 18:23)Has God’s Word ever come to you, pointing out an area of your life, requiring...
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Are You Discouraged or Devoted?

". . . Jesus . . . said to him, ’You still lack one thing. Sell all that you have . . . and come, follow Me.’ But when...
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Does He Know Me . . . ?

"He calls his own . . . by name . . ." (John 10:3)It is possible to know all about doctrine and still not know Jesus. A person’s soul...
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The Evidence of the New Birth

"You must be born again." (John 3:7)The answer to Nicodemus’ question, “How can a man be born when he is old?” is: Only when he is willing to die...
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The Discipline of the Lord

"My son, do not despise the chastening of the Lord, nor be discouraged when you are rebuked by Him." (Hebrews 12:5)It is very easy to grieve the Spirit of...
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Do Not Quench the Spirit

"Do not quench the Spirit." (1 Thessalonians 5:19)The voice of the Spirit of God is as gentle as a summer breeze — so gentle that unless you are living...
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The Theology of Resting in God

"Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?" (Matthew 8:26)When we are afraid, the least we can do is pray to God. But our Lord has a right...
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This Experience Must Come

"Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven. And Elisha . . . saw him no more." (2 Kings 2:11-12)It is not wrong for you to depend on your...
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The Holy Suffering of the Saint

"Let those who suffer according to the will of God commit their souls to Him in doing good . . ." (1 Peter 4:19)The saint who satisfies the heart...
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Prayer in the Father’s Hearing

"Jesus lifted up His eyes and said, ’Father, I thank You that You have heard Me.’" (John 11:41)Never let your common sense become so prominent and forceful that it...
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